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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet)


Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

2 versions of lecture on Robert Burns and Medicine given in Edinburgh, c 1964-27 November 1970

Identifier: Coll-32/D.212
Scope and Contents

2 versions of lecture by Norman Dott on Robert Burns and Medicine given in Edinburgh. The lectures have different mauscript corrections, and one has a note 'lent to Dr. Happel 27.11.70. [27 November 1970]'.

Dates: c 1964-27 November 1970

5. Arran, Bute, Ayr, Wigton, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/5
Scope and Contents This is the fifth volume of Adam White’s set of eight scrapbook albums, containing 289 items mounted on 202 pages.The volume covers south-west Scotland, encompassing the historical counties of Bute, Ayrshire, Wigtownshire, Kirkcudbright and Dumfriesshire. Beginning with the islands of Arran and Bute, the volume takes in the landscape, castles and landed estates of the Firth of Clyde and inland Ayrshire, the towns of Ayr and Dumfries, the shores of the Solway, and the marches of...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Antique forgery of a letter from Robert Burns to James Johnson

Identifier: Coll-1166
Scope and Contents

Letter refers to ill-health, and to mis-spellings in 'Hyslop's bill'. It is address to Mr. Jas. Johnson, Engraver, Music Shop, Lawn Market, Edinburgh.

The collection also includes a cover, noted: 'Letter of the poet Burns received from Mr. James Stewart Merchant Burrowstounness January 1851'.

Dates: 1796

Ayr, 1843

Identifier: Coll-10/5/33(i)
Scope and Contents

Ayr. Line engraving. 1843. Banks, William, -1866, Artist; Lizars, W. H. (William Home), 1788-1859, Engraver, Publisher.

Publisher statement: Published by W.H. Lizars, Edinr.

Published in: Lizars' Views of the Principal Cities and Towns in Scotland (1843).

Note: Three views in an ornamental frame: centre, Ayr; to left Burns Monument; to right, Wallace Tower.

Dates: 1843

‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’, 10 December 1910-20 January 1911

Scope and Contents ‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’. Burns lecture by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, [20 January 1911], filed together with ‘Scottish National Song Society [...] Lecture by Mrs Kennedy-Fraser on Burns as a Scots Folk-Song Collector’, Edinburgh, 20 January 1911, leaflet, multiple copies, lecture text often on reverses of discarded letters etc., including stencilled letter from James Kyd, Edinburgh District Board of Lunacy, Edinburgh, 9 December 1910, ‘To the Town Clerk,...
Dates: 10 December 1910-20 January 1911

Burn's [sic] Mausoleum, Dumfries, 2 June 1817

Identifier: Coll-10/5/149(i)
Scope and Contents

Burn's [sic] Mausoleum, Dumfries. Line engraving. 2 June 1817. Scott, Robert, 1777-1841, Engraver; Archibald Constable & Co., Publisher.

Publisher statement: For the Scots Mage. & Edinr. Literary Misy. Pubd. by A. Constable & Co.

Published in: Scots Magazine, and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, May 1817.

Dates: 2 June 1817
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Collection of Original Letters and Verses of Robert Burns, 2nd half of the 18th century

Identifier: La.III.586
Scope and Contents

Collection of original letters and verses by Robert Burns.

Dates: 2nd half of the 18th century

Correspondence between Norman Dott and the British Council Specialist Tours Department, 1963-1964

Identifier: Coll-32/E.45
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Norman Dott and the British Council Specialist Tours Department, dated 1963-1964. The correspondence relates to tours planned and Council support. It includes letters about recital of Burns' songs in the vernacular.

Dates: 1963-1964

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Douglas Guthrie and Sir Walter Mercer, 1963, 1967

Identifier: Coll-32/D.215
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Douglas Guthrie dated 1963 and Dott and Sir Walter Mercer, dated 1967. The correspondence relates to references for Dott's talks on Robert Burns and Medicine.

Dates: 1963, 1967

Grey-friars Churchyard, Dumfries. (The burial place of Burns), 1838

Identifier: Coll-10/5/150
Scope and Contents

Grey-friars Churchyard, Dumfries. (The burial place of Burns). Line engraving. 1838. Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854, Artist; Roberts, Edward John, 1797-1865, Engraver; Virtue, George, 1793?-1868, Publisher.

Published in: Allan Cunningham, The Poems, Letters, and Land of Robert Burns [1838-40], vol. I.

Dates: 1838

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Archival Object 27
Collection 3
Albums 2
Burns Mausoleum, St Michael's Churchyard (Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) 2
Hebrides (Scotland) -- Folk music 2
Watercolor painting 2
Angus, Scotland 1